Pool Leaks Repair & Detection

Important pool repair & pool leaks detection repair

Blue Ribbon Pool Repair ormond beach flLoosing water in your pool does not mean you have a pool leak.  Depending on the climate in your local area, it is not unusual to be losing a 1/4″ of pool water a day due to evaporation. This means almost 2″ a week! The biggest factors affecting this are wind, air, and humidity and water temperature. There is a good chance you have a pool leak if your loosing more then two inches of water a week.  This is the time to get a professional pool leaks repair person to detect the leak.
A good way to find out if you do have a pool leak in your swimming pool, fill a bucket with water from the pool and set it on the steps of your pool with the top of the bucket above water level. This will keep the water in the bucket the same temperature as the pool. Compare the water loss between the bucket and your pool over a period of say a week. You have a pool leak that needs repair if you see a difference.

You may want to check the pool filter for leaks.  If you are losing more water with the filter system running, the pool leak is on the pressure side of your plumbing somewhere PAST the impeller of the pump. If the water loss is the same, then your pool leak is in the structure of the pool and not in the plumbing.

Let us assume that there is not an obvious pool leak on the filter system. There are a couple of  ways to find this pool leak. You can pressure test the lines, then dig, following the leaking line till you find it. You may want to call a professional pool service like Blue Ribbons Pools in the Ormond Beach or Palm Coast Florida area who specializes in pool repair and pool leaks repair. They area affordable way to solve your pool leaks and pool repair needs.

There is some pool patch material available for pool leaks but the professional will know what is best to use for your pool. Concrete pool leaks are much different from plastic lined pool leaks.  Having the right materials and know how is important after you are able to detect where the pool leaks and pool repair is needed.

What if you have a vinyl pool with a leak? A leak can be a little harder to find and fix in a vinyl pool, but it’s not impossible. You should just call a professional pool repair person because you can cause more damage then you think.  It is important to choose the right pool leaks professional and Blue Ribbon Pools beats all the Nationals in both price and personal professional service.  Call them in the Ormond Beach area for fast service.